Productivity

What does it mean to use technology productively? How do you use devices and computers with Windows, Android, or iOS? Which gadgets make your work easier? How to personalize the operating system and the gadgets that you are using?

Simple questions: What is a file’s metadata and how to edit it in Windows?

Very few people are aware that for each file stored on your computer there is a set of metadata associated with it, that gives information about its source, author and other important details, depending on its type In this article I am going to discuss metadata, what it is and how...

The complete guide to personalizing the taskbar in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7

Microsoft made some great improvements in the taskbar with Windows 7, making it much more versatile and useful than the taskbar in previous Windows versions Although there weren't nearly as many changes between Windows 7 and Windows 81, because they got it so nearly right the first...

Translate the Windows sign-in screen into your local language

Did you install an English version of Windows on your computer, only to change the default display language to another language afterwards Like maybe Spanish, or French, or any other language you prefer using If you did that, you probably found out the hard way that, although the...

How to configure the apps and items shown on the Windows 10 Start Menu

The Start Menu made a comeback in Windows 10 and, unlike in any previous Windows versions, it's resizable, you can pin or unpin almost anything on it, and you can even make it take the whole screen, just like in Windows 81 But these are not the only things you can customize on...

5 Issues that make Microsoft Edge a worse web browser than others

Not a very long time ago , we talked about what makes Microsoft Edge a better browser than other browsers for Windows But, like everything on Mother Earth, Microsoft Edge has both good and bad sides In this article it is time to mention the issues that we believe make Microsoft Edge...

5 Things we love about the new Settings app in Windows 10

When Microsoft created Windows 8, they had to let go of the old Control Panel and move on to creating a new way of configuring our devices, one that could also be used on tablets and other small screen devices The Control Panel was doing its job okay, but it was based on a very old...

9 Features that make Microsoft Edge a better web browser than others

Microsoft Edge, the youngest web browser from the Redmond giant, wants to be the strongest and the fastest of all web browsers for Windows Although it has its flaws, Microsoft Edge actually is in many ways a better browser than others and, in this article, we want to show you some...

How to enable and use Cortana straight from the Windows 10 lock screen

The Anniversary Update for Windows 10 brought lots of improvements and new features to Microsoft's latest operating system One of the most interesting things we've seen is the ability to use Cortana while your Windows 10 PC or device is locked That means that you no longer have to...

15 Reasons why you should get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update today

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is, without question, an important point in Windows 10's evolution path since it was initially released to the public, last year However, you shouldn't think about it as a new iteration of the operating system, but rather as a "service pack with many...

How to change where and how Microsoft Edge downloads files

Microsoft Edge is one of the most important apps on Microsoft's to-do list - a new web browser that was built from scratch, aiming to be better than its competition This means that Edge has to offer more than just a good web browsing experience, it also has to be able to let its...

Reviewing the ASUS ZenBook UX305UA – An ultrabook that’s worth its price

A few weeks ago, we started testing a great ultrabook from ASUS, called the ZenBook UX305UA It is the successor to the acclaimed ASUS ZenBook UX305 and it will replace the older model in shops worldwide We are dealing with an ultrabook that has an affordable price, beautiful design,...

How to make the Start Menu in Windows 10 to stop showing recently added apps

The Start Menu from Windows 10 is one of the most customizable parts of the operating system And that's a good thing, considering that it's used often, by all users The "Recently added" apps list is a section of the Start Menu that was designed to make it easier for us to access the...

The complete guide to personalizing the taskbar in Windows 10

The taskbar has been with us for a very long time, and it's still present in Windows 10, although lots has changed about it The taskbar is one of the most useful parts of the Windows desktop and, as such, it deserves to be customized so that it fits your needs If you're curious...

Reviewing the Epson SureColor P600 wide format photo inkjet printer

With the rise of the smartphone, more and more people discover the wonderful world of photography You might discover not only that you are drawn to making photos, but you also have a talent for it And you'll start making more photos, one more beautiful than the other And then comes...